Do you ever feel like you’ve missed out on the best of your garden by the time you get home from work in the evening? Why not enjoy your garden by moonlight! Creating a moon garden is a wonderful way to to enjoy your garden after the sun goes down, which is often when we […]
by Scott Hill With the Houston summer comes every gardener’s nemesis: mosquitos. You’ve tried spraying and putting up traps, but it’s not enough. You wonder if there are more natural ways to ensure these pesky bugs don’t come for you while you’re planting and tending to your yard. Here are a few methods for repelling […]
Join us Saturday, August 20th for storytime in the nursery! We will be reading In The Wild Garden by Lizzie Walkley. After storytime, our staff will walk Jr. Gardeners through a fun craft.
Join us as Remi, our Greenhouse Lead, walks us through their top 5 houseplants! Remi will go over recommendations, how to care for the plants, and tips on having the healthiest plants around! The talk will end with a Q&A where Remi will answer all of the questions you’ve had about your houseplant babies.
by Scott Hill Summer is well on its way, and you’re going to need something that can tolerate the brutal sun. Got a spot with plenty of light? Here are the top 5 plants to grow in Houston’s heat: This evergreen perennial can be used for borders or as ground covers. It also looks great […]
Composting is an easy way yo turn everyday green waste into a nutrient-rich soil amendment! Cut down on home waste and save money on gardening materials by starting a compost pile. Not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Let’s walk through three methods.
Wondering how to keep your roses alive and beautiful? Do not worry! Growing them does not have to be a thorn in your side.
Spring veggies are a must have in the garden! Let’s walk through our picks.
Looking for plants that are suited for our hot summers that don’t require much watering? Here is our list of ten drought-tolerant native plants for Houston. While most do well in full sun, we’ve included a few that do well in shade too. Native plants. The term has different meanings for different gardeners. There are […]
Now that August is here, it’s time to make your garden ready for hummingbirds that will be passing through Houston this month! Hummingbirds typically make their way through Houston for a short period in spring during their northern migration. A majority of this population usually returns for a month, or a bit longer, in August […]
August: Yep, it’s hot and humid. It’s also probably not when gardening is front and center on your mind. But experienced gardeners know that August is the perfect time to start planning and plotting for the fall garden. If you don’t start now, it’s easy to get sucked into back-to-school and other fall events; before […]
When choosing plants for your garden, it’s always important to consider the pollinators. We depend on pollinators like bees, butterflies and bats for much of the food we eat, clothes we wear and even the houses we live in. Providing nectar and pollen in your garden for a variety of pollinators is not only a […]